The man in black.
M. Napier Waller (1893–1972)
Draffin (1977), 42
linocut, printed in colour, from multiple blocks
30.7 x 17.6 cm (printed image)
cream parchment paper
35.9 x 22.7 cm (sheet (irregular))
edition of 50; plus state proofs and experimental proofs
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'M. Napier Waller'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'No 4 50 proofs'.
Self-portrait of the artist (but showing both arms) in evening dress in front of part of his mural for the Melbourne Public Library.
National Gallery of Australia
Interim Council, Meeting 13 (1975-08-12)
Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street, Sydney, 1975.
Country of context
Waller, M. Napier. | (1893–1972) Australian | Male | artist